August 18, 2014


Study: Most LGBT Students Experience Bigotry in Phy Ed

Filed by John M. Becker | August 18, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

A new study from Victoria University in Melbourne finds that four out of five LGBT high school students experience homophobic and transphobic bigotry in phy ed class.Read More

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Russian Gay Basher Sentenced to Prison

Filed by John M. Becker | August 18, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Russian gay basher Maxim Martsinkevich will spend five years in prison -- but not for his anti-gay crimes. Read More

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John Oliver Hits it Out of the Park on Ferguson

Filed by John M. Becker | August 18, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

"Unless you live in downtown Kabul, there is no practical need for anything like [military armored vehicles] in your town."Read More

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Pro-Gay GOP Super PAC Plans Major Push

Filed by John M. Becker | August 18, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Paul Singer's pro-marriage equality super PAC is pledging to spend at least $2 million this fall on Republican candidates who support gay rights.Read More

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Chinese Newspaper Publishes Hoax AIDS Obit for Rival

Filed by Bil Browning | August 18, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

While the days of rival newspapers may have ended in America thanks to the amount of media consolidation, in China the competition is still going strong. Just ask Jimmy Lai, the founder and owner of the pro-democracy paper Apple Daily.Read More

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New Jersey School Forcibly Misgenders Trans Teen

Filed by John M. Becker | August 18, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Administrators at a New Jersey middle school are forcibly misgendering a transgender teenager by refusing to allow her to return to school presenting as the correct gender.Read More